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Dr Patricia Jusuf

Research interests

Neural development and regeneration, and disease modelling and treatment screening

Using the zebrafish model for visual neuroscience: Understanding gene networks during vertebrate development and pro-regenerative signals that drive adult nerve cell regeneration, modelling human visual disorders and screening for treatment strategies.

  • Retinal development
  • Regeneration in the adult central nervous system
  • Glaucoma
  • Myopia

Research projects

  • Gene-environment interactions in novel myopia disease models
  • Genetic drivers for neural regeneration
  • Therapeutic capacity of Australian plant derived antioxidants on oxidative stress for glaucoma

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